Dean was born and raised in Chilliwack. He graduated from the Golf Course Management Business Program at Selkirk College in 1992 and spent several years in the golf business.

Prior to joining The Fraser Financial Group, Dean worked in the financial service industry as a financial planner where he gained 11 years of experience. He completed the Canadian Securities Course in 2000 and has since completed numerous financial planning courses. Dean enjoys working closely with his clients to achieve their life and investment goals.

During his spare time he enjoys playing hockey and golfing at Chilliwack Golf and Country where he has been a member for over 20 years.